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Nelson Mandela

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  • The real big speech? The pope might visit Congress

    WASHINGTON Hours before he took the podium, whatever President Barack Obama said Tuesday night was getting eclipsed on the Hill by all the excited chatter about the next person likely to speak before a joint meeting of Congress. Expectations are...
  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...
  • Olympic host Brazil has 19 of world's 50 most dangerous cities

    MEXICO CITY Forty-three of the 50 most dangerous cities in the world are in Latin America, according to a survey released Tuesday, including 19 in Brazil, which will host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Mexico City didn't make the list, and Ciudad Juarez,...
  • South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale

    South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale
    Few things are more frustrating than losing your keys or more gratifying than finding them, but Jonathan Rogers felt neither emotion when he found a Key to the City of Fort Lauderdale in South Africa. Rogers saw a piece of history. He says the key...
  • Former aide to Nelson Mandela is called a racist after saying SAfrica president is anti-white

    A white woman who worked as a personal assistant to Nelson Mandela has stirred unease about race relations in South Africa after criticizing the current president for allegedly making anti-white remarks. Zelda la Grange has since apologized for her...
  • What you missed: This week's top stories from Broward's breaking news team

    What you missed: This week's top stories from Broward's breaking news team
    My reporter colleagues on the Sun Sentinel's Broward breaking news team -- Tonya Alanez (@tAlanez); Mike Clary (@MikeClary); Emily Miller (@EmilyBethMiller); Erika Pesantes (@EPesantes) and Wayne Roustan (@WayneRoustan) -- filed some excellent stories...
  • White House says it erred in not sending a higher-level official to Paris anti-terror march

    In a rare admission of error, the White House said Monday that President Barack Obama or another high-level representative should have joined dozens of world leaders at an anti-terror rally in Paris. While leaders from Europe, the Middle East and...
  • Je suis désolée: White House apologies for absence at anti-terror rally in Paris

    In a rare admission of error, the White House said Monday that President Barack Obama or another high-level representative should have joined dozens of world leaders at an anti-terror rally in Paris. While leaders from Europe, the Middle East and...
  • Christie and the Cowboys: A match made in controversy

    WASHINGTON It's win or go home Sunday for the Dallas Cowboys football team, and owner Jerry Jones wants his new BFF Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey, next to him at Green Bay's Lambeau Field. The superstitious Jones regards Christie as a good...
  • Cuba still faces domestic challenges in pursuing U.S. thaw

    Cuba still faces domestic challenges in pursuing U.S. thaw
    It was a handshake a year ago at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, and this week it was a long phone call. President Obama and his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, have taken the strongest steps ever toward ending more than half a century of antagonist...
  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down. She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...